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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Legal options against gas drilling companies discussed at meeting Attorneys spoke to county residents about perceived negative impacts of gas drilling

Attorneys from New York City and Aspen outlined options in a meeting Tuesday for Garfield County residents to consider suing over perceived negative impacts from gas drilling in their neighborhoods.

Few of those who attended the public meeting signed on right away.

“That wasn't actually the main idea,” said Kathleen Wanatowicz of the Aspen law firm Thomas Genshaft, which is working with the New York firm of Napoli Bern Ripka LLP.

Rather, she said, the idea was to give local residents an idea of their options, and to hand out business cards for anyone who might want to call them later.Read more